Most Difficult School Grades

The Top Ten

1 7th grade

I hated 7th grade. I had to move out of my state which I'm not saying and the school I went to was the WORST! Thank GOD I only stayed there for a year and moved back to the school I went for 6th grade (which was great and I recently graduated 8th grade there). I didn't really like my teachers except four of them and the kids in my grade (well, girls because it was an all-girls school) were very annoying with some exceptions (the exceptions were kids I liked and had things in common with me but I didn't hang out with them because I never knew what they were talking about; I still regret that). I also had one of the worst teachers there. My dance teacher (yeah, dance was a mandatory class, sad). She laughed at me when I messed something up and almost poured water on me when I said (well kind of corrected) to her about the time when we were going to present or group choreographed dances. The good thing was that I never made any enemies in 7th grade. I had the most enemies in my 8th grade ...more - PhoenixAura81

In 6th grade I had NO homework, not any at all, I come back smacked with almost 3 pages of math a day. I thought that alone would have been one days worth of work. NO, on top of this I get dropped with essays and other homework from other classes. No teachers indicated this massive homework BOMB. Thanks a lot, overall this was just the worst grade ever.

I currently am in 7th grade, (almost done) but it has been the hardest grade so far. I'm a straight A student and for whatever reason this year was the hardest for me to keep up my grade. Usually in school you learn something new, although you repeat the subject many times till you understand it or teachers come back to it. In 7th grade however, if your not paying attention for 3 minutes, there goes your grade. I know every school is different, my friend in another school didn't have the same problems but I did. You never really have time to lay down and watch T.V. its just homework, then IF you have time STUDY cause we had quizzes, pop quizzes daily. It also sucked for some of the students like myself that had after school activities. I know teachers try to balance the work they give us, although at the end its just to much. All of these problems seems normal for high schoolers maybe even those in college, but don't forget seventh graders are new teens and usually didn't have this ...more

I struggled a lot in 7th grade. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

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2 11th grade

For me, it was relatively easy. Maybe because I took easier classes. I'd consider that grade easy-medium. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

Stress for college starts picking up and you have to recover from all of you past mistakes throughout high school. Socially it's atrocious because all the students of your class are either suffering early senioritis or disgustingly stressed and competitive. It's also when you're almost an adult, but you still have to deal with being treated as a teenager who thinks they know everything but are actually too dumb to function. It's the worse year because of pressure academically: socially, and mentally.

Lot of hotties

Seems hard

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3 8th grade

I thought 7th grade was challenging, just wait until you get in 8th grade. Maybe it's just that most of my teachers took off of work this school year, so we fell behind.

A lot of the people who voted 7th grade must've voted while in that grade (no offense), because I feel it's easy, 100% POSSIBLE for humanity's sake, compared to 8th grade.

This is the hardest grade! The friend groups are made. Enimies are made. Although classes are easy, there is a lot of pressure. Teachers want you to become something new, as the next year will be high school. Also, there a lot of annoying people in this grade. If you don't have any friends, you should buy some, beucase without friends, there is no way you are surviving this grade. Also, if you are in a friend group, make sure you are not the person everyone talks about (behind your back). You may think that you are their friend, but you secretly could be the favorite gossip topic of the school. You may be the most hated if your friends have a lot of inside jokes that don't involve you, you are the last to get news about parties and events, no one knows any special days in your life, etc. But anyways, if you are going to 8th grade, make sure you don't make that many enimies, and have a few real friends who will always be on your side.

I had a mental breakdown and left

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4 9th grade

It is so hard to adjust

Freshman are abused by older grades.

I’m in grade 9. There is a huge jump academically from grade 8 to grade 9.

It's easy

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5 10th grade

I'm having constant projects and I haven't had a single break since the beginning of the year, I just finished a group project and so far we've had around 4 the entire year. I have tests in almost all of my classes. For some reason a book report in health which has no reason to be there. And constant tests and vocabulary. I didn't have a fall break, and I got sick due to staying up to a straight 24 hours with no break only doing homework. I then had an allergic reaction and this past thanksgiving break, I've had to read near 50+ pages every single day of this book for health.

Yes I'm in it now its badder then freshman year

I hate it so badly

I have to spend at least five hours doing homework every night and the weekends are even worse. I had a break off from school for one week and I spent the entire break doing homework. On each day of the break I worked for at least ten hours.

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6 12th grade

I am not in the 12 grade yet

The hardest grade ever! So hard, I'm not even in this grade.

It seems hard, but I'm not that old.

I hate 12 grade

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7 6th grade

6th grade was hard because my school only gives scholarships to people who got all A+'s each semester in 3rd-5th grades. I am very smart for my age so I got accepted in, over the summer we had to read 200 books with 300 or more pages and if you did not read those books you would have to spend 8 hours after school cleaning the school from top to bottom. Luckily, I am quick reader, so I finished reading the books 2 weeks before school started. There is also an elementary school but it is not for the advanced kids, then if you get A+'s in all subjects in grades 3-5 you get to move on the middle school and high school. I went to Crockett Elementary School before middle school so I was not prepared for a 40,000 dollar a year school. Apparently the school that I went to in 6th grade checked every single kid in the county's grades when they were in 3rd grade just to see if they were in the running, then they would check the kids who got all A+'s in 3rd grade for each semester would check the ...more

Going from Elementary to Middle School is a big shift. In 5th grade, I had lots of friends and was quite popular. In 6th, I had a couple friends and was probably the least popular kid. I think the reason I wasn't popular or anything was because I hadn't "grown up." I wasn't using "language", I didn't have a phone, I hadn't had my period. 6th grade was the year where you only had a lot of friends if you have a good Instagram feed. Actually, that was all of Middle School.

I just has my frist day of 6th grade, and it was fine. U have to walk around everyday, and if you are late even one second you get marked. If you get four marks in one term you get sent to another person! My teachers are all nice, but it gets hard, in Chinese we have a small test every week of school! 6th grade is cool with lockers and all of that, but the teachers expect a lot more from you than they did in the 5th grade! You get used to it, but it can be hard getting used to, have a nice time in 6th grade folks and be positive about school and it will go well!

It's hard with homework.

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8 5th grade

I am stuck in 5th grade. We got our second Semestral report cards. My mom was more happy then she had ever been. There are 3 semesters (Baseline, Midterm and Final) per school year. The final is going to be extremely hard and I don't know how I'm supposed to pass my final exam. We have like the New York state ELA and math assessments. I had to create a huge power-point about Chile and it has to be like 15 slides and it has to include transitions, word animations, a theme and like we have to insert a background image. If you think 5 paragraphs is too much..., In the beginning of the year I had to type a 745-word essay on MS word to go to middle school. My parents are going to meet my teachers in 2 days and I'm very nervous

It was a toss up between 3rd and 5th grade. I chose 5th because of the behavior issues due to students testing you because of maturation developments. They feel more mature but don't really know how to deal with physical and mental changes occurring.

I got bullied almost as much as I did in 6th grade, although my teacher was much better than my 6th grade teacher, she still had her moments, and my best friend at the time, as well as many other friends moved away and I feel like that was when one of my other best friends at the time and I began hating each other. - 3DG20

Fifth was way too easy

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9 3rd grade

Gosh 3rd grade sucked - BreakFastBeast2005

It gets harder from third grade that's when standardized tests start

It was fine. But math was very very confusing and sometimes boring... we couldn’t hear music, we had to do boring stuff. Which was hard to survive. But now I am in 8th grade.

Third grade was hard because we got drilled on our multiplication and division facts and we had to finish our test papers by 1 minute! In the end I did it! This was frustrating for me since I was used to getting all 100s 90s and 80s and I got a lot of 60s because of this! Also my teacher paid attention to every. tiny. detail. She gave me a 60 for forgetting to put a coma in four of my 1,000s! Everything else was correct! After that I checked my test papers 3 times before handing it in!

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10 1st grade

Third graders are too little to be mean

crap

Stuff I learned in first grade:
2+3=5
3-2=5
7+2=9
A bunch of other pointless math problems
How to make an A
And of course, third graders are mean.

Worst grade and year of my life! - blackdragonwoman95

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The Contenders

11 4th grade

I'm completed 5th grade and of all grades I finished this is hardest

Lol, I'm 10 and in 4th grade and I don't see what you guys are complaining about. My teacher is super nice and I have a lot of friends. We also get 3 recesses per day, or 4 if we're good. The work is sort of stressful, but I have an A in English, and I'm doing 5th grade math and have a B in it. (I'm trying to get it up though.) Plus, I get tons of extra credit points just for turning my homework in early, we have a month to finish it and I can finish it in 1 to 3 days. - Flowerfriend4407

I think it is hard drama wise because if you don't hag out with someone they go and tell the teacher and the next thing you know you are in the principals office. Also because you want to act grown up but also play with toys. My teacher even said that 4th grade is the hardest education wise because you have to learn something new and like in 3rd grade you just built off of what you already learned!

Grade 4 and 5 were the easiest

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12 Kindergarten

I thought it was hard because I had to do addition. - mistyglow

Difficult because they are so young and have short attention spans, but they are also amazing kids, But if you're not a very patient person this is not the grade for you

This is the only item that should be taken off this list. Kindergarten is the easiest grade. Well for me. - EpicJake

This shouldn't be on the list but I see what is meant. If you didn't go to pre school especially, being little and knowing nothing this can be tough.

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13 2nd grade

1.2nd grade
2.4th grade

I voted this and how is KINDERGARTEN harder? - BlueBobYT

What this is the best grade is you have my teacher she adds fun stuff into school like pizza and movies etc. she makes school more fun than what you are thinking anyway we have M.M Monday's and F and F Friday's with math stuff I like it and instead of friday we take spelling tests on Thursday and her fridays are either boring finish work fridays or super fun fridays she is the best teacher to have - mathguy37

NaH it's SIMPLE...! - AlphaQ

It's only simple because you're like between 5th-College years. This is when we were back in this grade, so this grade isn't meant for you. - TeamRocket747

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14 13th grade

According to Wikipedia, a TOTALLY reliable source, 13th grade in some places is senior year of high school. - MaxAurelius

Guess you could call freshman year of college 13th Grade - PackFan2005

It's definitely hard to pass a grade that doesn't exist

So hard and an unlucky number.

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15 Preschool

No work and all play.
How about adding Recess on here.

I'm sure many people would rather be Preschool age again, and do the easiest studies ever. TOYS! No exams, no essays, no homework and no nightmare subjects that are too hard for you while the "know it alls" say "Its very important! Learn to get the best job or you will be going to McDonalds."

Yeah! it's so hard got a photo I'm painting and a girl next to me is doing something with the sand.

We didn't have naps ever...UK

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